PERSONNEL: Ad Woman of the Year

"Advertising is a marvelous field for women. They have a warm personal approach and a concern for things that is very valuable. And there is certainly no gender in ideas." The speaker, not surprisingly, was a woman: Margot Sherman, 48, vice president of Manhattan's McCann-Erickson, Inc., named last week, by the Advertising Federation of America, as Advertising Woman of the Year.

Margot (born Alice Martha) Sherman started out as a newspaper reporter after graduating from the University of Michigan, joined McCann-Erickson in 1936 because "what I really liked was persuading people." Her flair for entertaining copy made her a top...

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